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Nonverbal communication

  • Advances in Non-Verbal Communicationby Fernando Poyatos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 213.00

    This volume on nonverbal communication studies, the most multi- and interdisciplinary contribution to this field in almost twenty years, offers numerous suggestions for further research in many hitherto unexplored areas. The twenty contributions include the most recent theoretical and empirical crosscultural studies of gestures from historical, communicative... more...

  • The American Sign Language Phrase Bookby Barbara Bernstein Fant; Betty Miller; Lou Fant

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 20.00

    Open up a whole new world of communication through ASL You can easily learn ASL with help from The American Sign Language Phrase Book . With more than 500 phrases, this is the reference guide to everyday expressions in American Sign Language, providing a quick way for you to converse with deaf people. Clearly illustrated with hundreds... more...

  • An Anthropology of Indirect Communicationby Joy Hendry; C.W. Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95

    Drawing on their experiences in the field from a Mormon Theme Park in Hawaii, through carnival time on Montserrat to the exclusive domain of the Market, contributors explore indirect communication from an anthropological perspective. more...

  • Applications of Nonverbal Communicationby Ronald E. Riggio; Robert S. Feldman

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 51.95

    The goal of this edited volume is to provide a much needed bridge between the research on nonverbal communication and the application of those findings. The book features contributions from some of the leading researchers in the field. These distinguished scholars apply their understanding of nonverbal communication processes to a variety of settings... more...

  • Australian Sign Language (Auslan)by Trevor Johnston; Adam Schembri

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 38.00

    The first comprehensive introduction to Auslan, exploring key aspects of its structure and use. more...

  • Dirty Sign Languageby Van James T; Allison O; Evan Wondolowki

    Ulysses Press 2010; US$ 10.00

    GET D!RTY! Next time you?re signing with your friends, drop the ASL textbook formality and start flashing the signs they don?t teach in any classroom, including: ? cool slang ? funny insults ? explicit sex terms ? raw swear words Dirty Sign Language teaches casual everyday words and expressions like: ? Peace out! ? Asshole. ? Bit me! ? ... more...

  • Face, Communication and Social Interactionby Francesca Bargiela-Chiappini; Michael Haugh

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 72.00

    It is an enduring theme of humanity that people are concerned about what others think of them. The notion of face has thus become firmly established as a means of explaining various social phenomena in a range of fields within the social sciences, including anthropology, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, and psychology. Yet face has also become increasingly... more...

  • Forbidden Signsby Douglas C. Baynton

    University of Chicago Press 1998; US$ 22.50

    Forbidden Signs explores American culture from the mid-nineteenth century to 1920 through the lens of one striking episode: the campaign led by Alexander Graham Bell and other prominent Americans to suppress the use of sign language among deaf people. The ensuing debate over sign language invoked such fundamental questions as what distinguished... more...

  • Grammar, Gesture, and Meaning in American Sign Languageby Scott K. Liddell

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 46.00

    Explores similarities and differences between spoken and signed languages, challenging notions of what constitutes 'language'. more...

  • A Handful of Soundsby Jane Passy

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2003; US$ 42.95

    The Cued Articulation (CA) system of hand cues and colour codes was devised by speech pathologist, Jane Passy, to help severely speech-and language-disordered children understand and pronounce the sounds of speech. A Handful of Sounds is a compilation of chapters written by enthusiastic users of Cued Articulation from Australia and the UK. Contributors... more...